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captioned by closed captioning services, inc. breaking news in burlingame guests of the airport embassy suites hotel are evacuated police and firefighter there is after discovery of a dangerous gas. >> terry mcsweeney is live at the scene. what is going on right now? >> reporter: we are told that hundreds of people have been evacuated there the -- from the embassy suites airport hotel as a result of a carbon monoxide leak that got into the hotel sometime last night. guests are being allowed to be in the lobby. as of this moment no one is being allowed to go back into their rooms. look at video, the fire chief says the hotel called this for an air quality check around 12:30 this morning. when the fire crews got out here, high levels of carbon monoxide were detected,
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everyone was told to get out of their rooms. the hotel was at or near capacity, hundreds of people. the problem has been identified as a faulty boiller. the problem was getting everyone out. >> we were sleep -- [ inaudible ] there was an emergency [ inaudible ] >> reporter: talking to county fire just a few minutes ago. some people if they have flights are being allowed to go back into their rooms, pack tear stuff and leave. as far as going back into their rooms that process has not begun yet. hundreds out of the hotel. many allowed to stay in the
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lobby where the air quality has determined to be okay. the source of the carbon monoxide has been determined to be a boiler here, it has been isolated, shutdown the ventilating process has begun. these suites have sliding glass doors on a windy morning like this if the air is circulating well plus they have an in-house ventilation system to get the carbon monoxide out. it is winding down. the people who would like to be sleeping now are still out of their rooms. terry mcsweeney, abc7 news. our other big story the weather, rain headed our way. >> that's the key, headed our way, not here yet. good morning. here's a look at live doppler, partly cloudy as we expected winds picked up overnight and breezes going to be more of an issue for the commute than the rain which is still near crescent city about to move into eureka over the last
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three hours moving to the east the entire system is sliding down to the south. timeframe probably after the morning rush hour rain in the north bay around the heart of the bay noon south bay during the afternoon be prepared for sunshine, clouds and showers today. check out these temperatures cooler than yesterday, mid 50s at the coast, mid 50s to possibly 60 for the rest of us definitely coat weather. here's sue with traffic. first thing roadwork golden gate bridge clear, down to one lane on the marin side of the span. elsewhere roadwork eastbound highway 4 at loveridge detour in place. roadwork to marin northbound and southbound 101 intermittent lane closures repaving project. broadway tunnel closed for
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cleaning until the 16th of this month until 6:00 this morning detour in place there as well. this morning a man is in custody after a pipe bomb was found in his car in san jose. the bomb squad detonated the device after the man was pulled over no one was evacuated a nearby holiday inn did warn guests to stay indoors. traffic was shutdown for a few hours. the man suspected of killing a retired school teacher in hercules is scheduled to be arraigned in richmond this morning. darnell keith washington faces robbery, burglary and carjacking. police say he and his wife murdered 55-year-old susie ko at her home last month and stole her car. this afternoon, one of the
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men accused of vandalizing a muni bus last week is scheduled for arraignment. yesterday san francisco police arrested another suspect thanks in part to social media. ama daetz has the details. >> reporter: they smashed, trashed and torched this muni bus during the giants celebration october 29th. police arrested a second suspect, 19-year-old nicholas hudson of daly city. >> this person was seen smashing out the window and vandalizing the muni bus on the 29th. >> reporter: the public helped track hudson down. >> if it wasn't through the use of social media and help of the public, we probably wouldn't have captured this person. >> reporter: social media also helped police arrest 22-year-old gregory graniss of san francisco. he was caught after this picture went viral. police are releasing more pictures from that night. look at this man dressed in
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dark clothing and baseball cap he uses a skateboard to break the buses' side windows. the chronicle caught a photo of this man using a barricade to smash the bus' windshield. police still haven't found these two arsonists we showed you last week. you can see them setting fire to the bus. >> they are all felony crimes, arson, damaging the bus, they are all very serious crimes. as you heard from our district attorney and our city attorney, they are going to prosecute to the fullest. >> reporter: the city attorney also promised those convicted will be forced to pay restitution mayor lee says the cost to replace that bus is about a million dollars. ama daetz, abc7 news. president obama isn't spending time celebrating, he's back to work and facing upcoming showdown with congressional republicans overtaxes, deficits and
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impending fiscal cliff which sent the dow plunging yesterday. the president and his family returned to the white house last night. he has been on the phone with top leaders of the house and senate, all involved in stake stag -- in staking out opening positions. students enrolled in california state university system are getting a refund thanks to voter approval of prop 30. the measure rolls back all of this year's fee increases. many students will get back $249 the end of the month in the form of a direct deposit. other campuses are crediting students next semester. defense attorneys around the state are preparing to ask judges for reduced sentences for thousands serving life sentences in prison for
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relatively minor crimes. it follows the passing of prop 36 tuesday which revises california's three strikes law. up to 3,000 could be apply to be released or receive a shorter sentence. public defenders say it could take up to two years for courts to revisit old sentences. prop 36 was passed with 69% of support. in 20 minutes -- [ unintelligible ] caltrans shutdown highway 13 between broadway terrace and moraga avenue out of concern today's storm might trigger a rock slide. crews installed large rocks to prevent smaller rocks above from falling on to the highway. they have put up settlement barriers along the showed -- put up cement barriers along the shoulder. coming in was dry by afternoon a tough one. storm is to the north will stay there for the better part
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of the morning we'll be dry other than drizzle allen the coast and maybe higher elevations, -- along the coast and maybe higher elevations. this is not going to be a huge rainmaker. big windmaker now, if you are driving around the bay gusting up to 35 miles per hour sfo, 37 oakland, 30 fairfield, 24 livermore and hayward, 9 in san jose. definitely see the area of low pressure north there it is spinning counterclockwise, rain starting to move into the northern sections of the state we even have moisture returning around l.a.. no matter where you travel across the state showers everywhere even snow. here we go during the afternoon, showers will move into the bay area, not quite scattered, but not strong
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steady. once we get past in scattered showers tonight with thunder that will continue tomorrow, increasing sunshine, cold by the standards we've lived through so far this week, near 60. overnight roadwork, toll plaza metering lights at the bay bridge off. traffic very light heading into san francisco. san mateo bridge a few brake lights westbound towards foster city no real delays. roadwork eastbound due to be picked up 5:00 this morning. highway 13 closed at broadway terrace and moraga for emergency roadwork there is a detour in place exiting off at broadway following you are fist streets and detour back on highway 13 at park due to open 5:00 this morning. drive out of the central valley good. still under 15 minutes to the dublin pleasanton interchange. roadwork on dumbarton
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westbound until 5:00 this morning minor slowing towards menlo park area. 4:41. unkwraoeubl -- here's this morning's tech bites. microsoft could soon be able for ios and android devices next year new app will allow users to view word, power point and excel documents at&t making investment in wireless networks, the company will spend 14 billion dollars to expand 4g lt network. easier to get digital copies of your favorite comic books
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as of yesterday dc comics available to download directly from the store on your ipad, kindle or nook. bentley has developed a car for the multi-tasker, three tv screens, two ipad docking
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the search is on for a gunman who shot at a deputy in monterey county the deputy was
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behind the wheel of her patrol car when somebody shot out the rear window of her car. it happened around 4:30 p.m. yesterday. a piece before flying glass cut the deputy in the back of the neck. she is expected to be fine. the moraga school district changing tactics in defense against former student. she said district officials failed to act when she accused two teachers of abusing her in the 90s. district drew outrage when they responded to the lawsuit by claiming her carelessness or may have played a role in what happened. yesterday the district issued a statement apologizing and decked its attorney to withdraw that line of defense. she accepts the apology. chevron will use corrosion resistant piping.
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a crack developed that drew oil from the crude processing unit. investigators said previously the company didn't inspect or replace piping that it knew might be vulnerable. yesterday the general manager notified bay area air quality officials those pipes will be replaced. the work is expected to be completed next march. misery on top of misery for victims of superstorm sandy. the wind and rain hitting the storm battered northeast. how a bay area company is pitching in
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in the week. flanked to the south wet weather moving in up not north, thunderstorms around tahoe cold air not there yet as we get there, it will change over to snow. we are going to have snow up there during the afternoon hours rest of us in the 60s. 4:49. rain, snow and once again the threat of flooding hitting the northeast this morning, 10 days after superstorm sandy. here's a live picture from columbus circle in new york city, you see the snow on ground there, roads look to be clear we don't see much sign of heavy winds now the nor'easter is affecting travel in the bay area 11 flights scheduled to arrive in san francisco from philadelphia, newark and new york are cancel this morning. 31 flights were cancelled yesterday. sandy victims are hunkering down again this morning. paula faris has more.
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>> reporter: the northeast had just begun recovering from sandy now this. heavy snowfall on top of the destruction. >> it is snowing this is like in to injury hurricane now blizzard. >> reporter: the storm is dropping wet snow, sleet and rain wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour, falling temperatures adding to the problems for those without heat and electricity. police took to the streets and urged people to take shelter. volunteers are clearing out supplies that have been collected in order to make room for people who might need shelter. new jersey issued mandatory evacuation order for several coastline communities. >> cops are knocking on doors telling us we have to evacuate immediately. they are expecting another surge of water and they want everybody out of the houses. you need to be prepared for a setback.
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>> reporter: airlines are taking another hit, more than 1700 flights cancelled for yesterday and today. commuters who have been dealing with gas shortages and adjusted mass transit system are now dealing with icy roads and closed highways. paula faris, abc news, new york. >> some of those flight as effecting the bay area if you are heading to the east coast, check our flight tracker on our web. san francisco-based company helping sandy victims find free housing. creating a donated stan did housing directory it an -- sandy housing directory. several hundred new yorkers have offered their homes. air b & b is an online rental service that provides temporary lodging in 5,000 cities around the world.
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did you turn on your heater this morning? >> yeah, the -- >> the winds blowing now on mount tamalpais gusting up to 40, 45 miles per hour the rush of cold air coming in now. live doppler dialed up to the north looking at eureka healthy wall of there, -- wall of water upper 40s, fairfield, napa, santa rosa low to mid 50s rest of us. low to mid 50s monterey bay inland to gilroy, 57 salinas. breezy, showers today and tomorrow, thunder and small hail possible tonight into tomorrow then chilly mornings
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sunday and monday morning still the threat of frost in the forecast. cold front came through last night while you were sleeping that's why our sky became partly cloudy and why it is so windy cold air rushes in. this is going to hang around through the weekend into early next week once we get into this cold air mass it is going to take a while to modify and get temperatures back to average. scattered showers mainly along the coast mainly scattered drizzle, as we head after the morning rush hour showers start to move into the north bay, into the heart of the bay during the lunch hour, into the south bay during the afternoon by 5:00 steadier rain gone, scattered showers on the back side of that trough of low pressure for the evening and early overnight hours. wake up tomorrow, mainly quiet, a little drizzle as we need the afternoon sunshine, coldest of the air greatest
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amount of instability, scattered thunderstorms developing that will have small hail friday evening. saturday morning into sunday, increasing sunshine still well below average. i think a 10th to quarter of an inch in most areas if you get caught under one of these stronger thunderstorms you could get up to half an inch, isolated case. temperatures well below average through sunday, low to mid 60s monday temperatures drop below average tuesday and wednesday of next week. san rafael, live shot of 101 tail lights towards lincoln and southbound towards central san rafael at the limit light out of novato no delays. very light here this is san jose looks dark, a few headlights northbound of 280, 17 out of the santa cruz mountains, no problems on 17 or 280 in san jose at this
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hour. eastbound highway 4 at loveridge roadwork out there until 5:30 this morning detour in place. westbound starting to bunch up out of antioch still under 15s for your drive to concord. roadwork northbound and southbound 101 starting at sir francis drake southbound tamalpais drive exit closed until 5:30 northbound between strawberry, mill valley, cortamadera for roadwork. highway 13 closed broadway terrace moraga avenue, emergency roadwork opening 5:00 this morning, detour in place there. service should be back to normal following an accident on the tracks in redwood city. service was delayed after a train slammed into a car at maple street last night. a woman and a child were able to get out of car before the crash, no one else was injured.
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no word why the car was on the tracks. caltrans says oracle freezing rain says their trains were delayed up to 30 minutes. 21-year-old behind bars after police say he broke too the napa county home of nancy pelosi. investigators say he broke into pelosi's home twice, once monday and again the next day. investigators say things were ransacked and broken. they say he had2dáñ watch that was taken from pelosi's highways. pelosi was not there. -- investigators say he has admitted to burglarizing half a dozen homes in that area. andrew luck will have his jersey in the nfl hall of fame. he made history sunday throwing 433 yards his number 12 will be put on display today. he may soon have more pieces of memorabilia halfway through
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the season he is on pace to set rookie records. >> he had a hard act to follow with peyton manning, congratulations andrew luck. a hotel next to sfo evacuated overnight. terry mcsweeney has just received new information and he will be live with the latest. camp out in the east bay, grand opening of a new restaurant that will draw protesters this morning. es@p
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